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Kate Ballegooyen

Environment and YESAA Coordinator / Kluane First Nation

Kate Ballegooyen is the Environment and YESAA (Yukon Environment and Socio-economic Assessment Act) Coordinator for Kluane First Nation.


Kate studied geography and ecological restoration at UBC and is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Environmental Management. While her main focus is environmental assessment work for Kluane First Nation, Kate is also involved in Kluane First Nation’s many renewable energy projects. Currently, she is working as a project manager for Kluane First Nation’s N’tsi (wind) energy project, which will be constructed in Summer 2019. She is dedicated to community building and believes that working collaboratively will enable the transition to clean, community-owned energy systems.

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